2011 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Saw action in eight contests before a hamstring injury sidelined him for several games ... Tallied three shots, including two on goal, both in season opener vs. College of Charleston (Aug. 28) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Did not play high school soccer ... Invited to the US Market Training Center (2011) ... Played club soccer for Charlotte Soccer Academy and coaches Richard Butler and Jeremy Gunn ... Scored a team-best 17 goals during 2010 season ... Helped team to 2009 Atlantic Region crown ... Played running back for the Fort Mill High School football team ... Scored 20 touchdowns and collected 1,780 all-purpose yards during senior season ... Helped pace 2010 football squad to AAA playoffs.
Son of Rodney Kyrst, and April Simpkins and David Simpkins, has three brothers, Chandler (13), Brooklyn (3) and Jet (2), and two sisters, Page (21) and Cheslie (19) ... Sister Cheslie is a member of the South Carolina track and field team ... Major is arts and sciences - undecided.